The American Institute of Architects (AIA) has reported a "healthy and sustained"Architecture Billings Index (ABI) for the month of July.

Though slightly down from a mark of 55.7 in June, the July ABI score was 54.7, reflecting an increase in design serves within the US. The new projects inquiry index was 63.7, up slightly from a reading of 63.4 the previous month. A breakdown of regional highlights and foresight from the AIA Chief Economist, after the…